The 1864 Confederate Invasion of Maryland,
the Battle of Monocacy, and Jubal Early’s Move on Washington, D.C.
By Marc Leepson
The Cleveland Civil War Roundtable
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Editor’s note: This article is adapted from Marc Leepson’s book, Desperate Engagement: How a Little-Known Civil War Battle Saved Washington, D.C., and Changed American History (Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press), and appears here through the courtesy of the author. A version of this article originally appeared in Civil War Times Illustrated magazine.
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